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AAC Awareness Month 2021: Presume competence, always

At AssistiveWare, we make Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) apps. Still, there is far more to AAC than downloading an app to an iPad or printing out a communication board and sticking it to the wall. That’s why this AAC Awareness Month, we want to focus on one of the guiding principles of AAC - presuming competence.
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Just Ask: What we can learn from AAC users

Last year, we launched a new section of our website called Learn AAC. Our next project was to better support AAC users themselves. Here we share the insights we got from AAC users on their experiences.
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Making a paper-based AAC book

AssistiveWare’s Amanda, Speech Language Pathologist, shares how to create a paper-based AAC book of your vocabulary. With it you will always have a backup communication system if anything should happen to your device.
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Supporting all forms of communication

Communication can be defined as exchanging information by speaking, writing or some other means. It’s how we give and receive messages. But it is so much more than that.
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Wonderful (Core) Words of the Week

AssistiveWare's SLPs Amanda and Jennifer look at the Core Word of the Week Planners, one of the resources of the AssistiveWare Core Word Classroom, which help with focused modeling and teaching of a specific core word.
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